Building Brighter Futures Together: RCET Practitioner’s Conference 2017

7th November 2017
Time: 9:00-17:00
Location: Dynamic Earth, Edinburgh EH8 8AS

This practitoners' conference takes place every two years and is a must for professionals interested in or involved with supporting the education and wellbeing of Armed Forces families in Scotland.

The keynote speaker for the 2017 conference is Dr Suzanne Zeedyk. Dr Suzanne Zeedyk is an honorary Fellow and Senior Lecturer within the School of Psychology at the University of Dundee (Scotland). In 2011, Suzanne stepped away from a full-time academic post to help individuals, groups and organisations understand everything science has discovered about the importance of emotional connection for human health and happiness. In the past five years, approximately 40,000 people have attended her speaking engagements and she reaches 50,000+ per week via social media. According to Suzanne "If we want a better world we have to better understand ourselves".

Previous Conference Delegate Feedback

"This conference targets, engages and challenges those working with and supporting families; educational practitioners, education support agencies, military representatives, community organisations, third sector partners involved with or interested in the educational needs of Armed Forces Children in Scotland." - 2015 Conference delegate Robert Hair, Head Teacher, Kinloss Primary and Nursery School, Moray.

The Conference is free to attend and is hosted and organised by The Royal Caledonian Education Trust, Scotland's Armed Forces Children's Charity.



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